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2023 USET/USET SPF Annual Meeting

October 23, 2023 - October 25, 2023

2023 USET/USET SPF Annual Meeting
October 23-25, 2023
On the sovereign territory of the Oneida Indian Nation

Dissimilar to many other Tribal/Native organizational meetings and conferences held across Indian Country, the USET/USET SPF Impact Week, Semi-Annual, and Annual Meetings are not open for general public registration due to the nature of these being formal meetings of our Board of Directors. As such, anyone who is not representing a member Tribal Nation would need an invitation from the organization and/or a member Tribal Nation in order to attend and participate.


Hotel Information

Turning Stone Resort Casino
5218 Patrick Rd
Verona, NY 13478
(800) 771-7711
The Hotel is completely sold out.

Recommended surrounding hotels:

  • La Quinta Inn and Suites by Wyndham
    5394 Willow Place
    Verona, NY 13478
  • Hampton Inn by Hilton Verona at Turning Stone
    5186 Route 365
    Oneida, NY 13478



Registration is now open.

We encourage ALL attendees (Board members, Committee members, Tribal Staff and presenters) to register in advance.

The early bird registration fee is $300.00 for USET committee members, general attendees, and artisans.

The registration fee increases to $350.00 on Monday, September 25.

This is an in-person only meeting. A virtual option will not be provided for attendees.

On-site registration opens at 7:00 AM on Monday and Tuesday.


Special Events

Sunday, October 22

  • Golf Tournament: Due to the potential of inclement weather on Sunday, the golf tournament has been canceled. However, you can still help raise funds for the USET Scholarship Fund.The USET Education Committee awards undergraduate and graduate applicants and an equal amount in any award period. Awards are give to USET area Native American students who are enrolled citizens of one of the thirty-three USET member Tribal Nations.

    Payment can be made via check or Venmo. Checks should be made payable to USET. Scan the QR code to pay via Venmo or search for @USETInc in the app. When paying via Venmo, type “Golf Tournament-General Donation” and your name on the memo line.

Monday, October 23

  • The Oneida Indian Nation invites all attendees to the Welcome Reception on Monday, October 23, 2023 at 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm. Light hors d’oeuvres will be available. The Welcome Reception will be held in the Event Center Atrium.







The resolution submission deadline has passed. Emergency resolutions, as defined by the resolutions policy, must be submitted by 5:00 pm Central on Monday, October 23 to Liz Malerba at

Draft resolutions submitted after the deadline are only eligible for consideration at the authorization of the USET SPF Executive Officers Committee (EOC) if: (1) the resolution addresses an emergency, an issue that was not known before the deadline, or for other good cause; and (2) the EOC, at its discretion, agrees to consider the resolution. Emergency resolutions must be received by 5 pm local time during the first day of the USET SPF meeting. Otherwise, they will not be considered.

Please see the resolutions policy for additional details.




Meeting App

We have a meeting app – USET/USET SPF Events. Download the app  from your app store and search for the USET/USET SPF Annual Meeting. Download the event to the app. You can use it to stay up to date with the latest news and announcements, create your personal schedule, view all agendas, and connect with attendees.

If you have used the app for a previous USET meeting, you will need to exit that event. Click on your profile, go to settings, and click “exit the event” at the bottom of the screen. Then search for 2023 USET/USET SPF Annual Meeting and download the event to your app.



Vendors and Artisans

Vendors can reserve a booth at $850.00/per booth. Vendors need to register for the meeting to reserve their booth.

Artisans can reserve a table at $300.00/per table. Artisans need to register for the meeting to reserve their table.

Event Schedule
Set up time each day: 7:00 am -8:00 am
Vendor/Artisan Hours:
Monday, October 23, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday, October 24, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday, October 25, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm (Must be moved out by no later than 2:00 pm.)


Pursuant to an agreement with the State of New York, every exhibitor and vendor that sells goods or services at Guest’s event must be authorized by the Oneida Nation Department of Taxation to collect and remit, and must collect and remit, Oneida Nation sales tax on such sales in accordance with the
rules of the Oneida Nation Department of Taxation. To obtain the necessary authorization, each such exhibitor and vendor must file an application for a Certificate of Authority from the Oneida Nation Department of Taxation at least five (5) days prior to Guest’s event. As a result of this agreement,
Guest and its vendors and exhibitors who sell goods or services at Turning Stone are not required to collect or remit sales or occupancy taxes to the State of New York. For more information, please visit the Oneida Nation Department of Taxation website at


COVID Protocols (as of 04/17/2023, subject to change)

The USET Tribal Epidemiology Center (USET TEC) is a recognized public health authority supported by the Tribal Nations within the USET region. Throughout the course of the COVID pandemic, we have relied on their expertise to guide us to ensure for the overall safety, health, and wellness for our members, staff, and event attendees. As the impacts of COVID have evolved, we have continued to assess our protocols to ensure that they remain reflective of the current status of the pandemic.

Currently (as of 04/17/2023, subject to change), USET is no longer requiring proof of vaccination to attend USET-sponsored meetings. A supply of masks and tests will be made available for attendees to use at their discretion.


October 23, 2023
October 25, 2023
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Turning Stone Resort and Casino
5218 Patrick Road
Verona, NY 13478 United States
View Venue Website